After their away loss last round in the Premier League, Burnley will be facing a tough challenge when they host the league leaders Chelsea at the Turf Moor in the 25th round of the English top flight.
Tough Situation For The Hosts
The hosts have been sitting in the safe mid-table area for the most of the season. The team have will be looking to avoid defeat here as they haven’t been in their best form in recent weeks. Burnley have collected a total of 6 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in the Premier League. Their last league match was against Watford away from home where they lost 2-1.
Burnley are currently sitting in the 13th place in the league table. They have 29 points from 9 wins, 2 draws and 13 losses. The team scored 26 goals and conceded 35 since the start of the season.
Jeff Hendrick starts his three-game ban this weekend, while Steven Defour, Dean Marney and Kevin Long are also absent.
The Blues To Extend Their League Domination
The Blues are on top of the league right now with 9 points advantage. They are the bookies favorites to win the title come the end of the season. Chelsea have collected a total of 10 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in the Premier League. Their last league match was against Arsenal at home where they won 3-1.
Chelsea are currently sitting in the 1st place in the league table. They have 59 points from 19 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. They have scored 51 goals and conceded 17 since the start of the season.
Antonio Conte has no reason to make changes as Chelsea continue their charge towards the title. Pedro and Willian are the only two players that look to be competing for a place in the team.
Head To Head
Chelsea have won 4 of the last 5 meetings between the two teams. The last clash between the two teams was in August 2016 when the final score was 3-0 to Chelsea at home.
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